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last night in san francisco's ingleside heights neighborhood. investigators say it's being considered accidental. firefighters say when they arrived just after 8:30 p.m., flames and smoke were pouring from the windows at the house on st. charles avenue. the fire appears to have started in the kitchen and spread to other parts of the house. the body of the woman who lived there, 61-year-old dean burnett, was found on the second floor of the pumping house. her neighbors say they are shaken by her death. >> i was there and i seen the firefighters bring her body down. they put her right there by the garage. i was there. nobody told me anybody. neighbors asked me was that dean andy confirm it was dean -- and i did confirm it was dean. >> reporter: firefighters put the -- >> firefighters put the fire out within a half an hour. the cause of the fire is under investigation. >>> san jose police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who killed a pedestrian last night. the collision happened around 5:45 near white and quimby road. police say the victim was crossing the street when a dark suv or v
. there is the shot of san francisco. we have got team coverage for the whole thing. the start of the weather center. >> we're treading the line of rain that has been coming through. meanwhile posen's of facebook coming up. it looks like, or to san mateo to san jose. the entire heart of the bay area. >> we see more or generate which indicates pretty heavy rain. when we are looking at rain fall rate we're seeing for tens of an inch per hour. >> it looks like the north bay things are wrapping up for santa rosa is installing out? o will it was true? >> it will continue to push through. maybe scattered showers in the north bay. the brunt of it is done. i do want to zoom in to see if it is raining in your neighborhood. san francisco under the gun into daly city. for those of you who take 380 i want to demand for a street few. you can see market street heavy rain you need to use your windshield wipers. as we take it to the peninsula heavy rain around the airport. in fact delays of over an hour. hillsboro, burlingame, and san mateo highway 92 experiencing heavy rain. at the start of the 7:00 hour i told yo
beach and the activity will continue to be on the increase at least with san francisco in the short term. we expect a change in the weather pattern into thursday but another system, more of the timing on that in just a few. >> caltrans making repairs after a major rock slide near big sur. it happened sunday afternoon. a 60-foot section the roadway is damaged. caltrans said it hopes to have at least one lane open sometime this week. snoot . >>> retailers are hoping for a boost after some say the season may be the worst since the financial crisis. >> reporter: the mall opened at seven and traffic was light. if you look out here now the parking lot is pretty full. its been filling up and it's getting busier with people looking for bargins. shoppers came early to return gifts this morning at valley fair. >> not a big fan of crowds soy wanted to quiet get in and out. . >> reporter: others relished checking out the deals, it's something they do every year. >> my mom, aunt, sister-in- law, tradition we do. we just spend time together. do a lot of returns. >> reporter: stores throughout the m
bail. no word on how man died. >>> new information this morning on fatal san francisco fire investigators tell abc7 news the victim was a woman in her 60s. the fire started 8:30 last night on st. charles avenue in ingleside heights they found the woman's body on the second floor flames burned through the garage and up from there the fire is not believed to have been suspicion. >>> oakland police looking for a hit-and-run driver, a woman who hit a formed officer and the car took off. it happened behind the oakland police station midnight. the lieutenant was in the crosswalk when he was hit. when the light turned green the woman started through the intersection, knocking him on to the hood of her car. the officer suffered bumps and bruises. >>> car crash into a fire hydrant forced closure of on-ramp to the bay bridge in san francisco this morning water rushed into the street near second and folsom and may have compromised the stability of nearby scaffolding. the driver is in custody. essex street on-ramp to the bay bridge will open a few hours later. >>> local fishing boats ti
every year since, except between 2009 and 2010. san francisco has the highest minimum wage in the country. >>> if you are a homeowner here in california you will get foreclosure protection from a new law. providing homeowners with a single point of contact if they want loans modified. lenders will be banned from foreclosing while evaluating a request. homeowners can sue lenders who violate the new law. >> january 1st, plastic bags will no longer be available at stores in alameda county. stores will charge at least 10 cents for paper, plastic or produce -- plastic bags for produce will still be free. >>> 49ers' players and fans will have a happy new year thanks to sunday's win. the 9ers knocked off the cardinals 27-13. the victory made the 9ers winners of the nfc west, two years in a row. the playoff game will be held in san francisco january 12th, 5 in the evening.gzk yesterday's highlights including gore scoring 50 first rushing up down, day -- 51st rushing touchdown, a we get that important buy. >> good stuff. good stuff for the weather too. >> let's check in with mike.
hour and a san francisco probably seen some sprinkles right now as well. let us to track some of these rainfall totals. not all of this is hitting the ground. there are pockets of yellow is indicating the rainfall in excess of 1 tenths per hour. we could it just see light sprinkles. as we go towards half moon bay. the rainfall totals and of and down the coast as this system continues to process along the coast. light rain towards richmond, berkeley. but one hour before things get saturated. as i mentioned a quick look outside. the satellite & radar pressing to the south and moving through a ukiah. and the rainfall approaching the coach with more tonight. timing it out on futurecast. >> catherine: in bay area news. just a day after oakland's top officials unveiled a new plan to fight crime. three people were killed overnight. two young men were gunned down about one this morning on mead avenue. about an hour and a half later. a woman was found stabbed to death on walnut street. kron 4's j.r. stone has more on what one of the department's new "top cop" consultants is saying abou
. >> and in san francisco: backpacks and briefcases .... blackberries and bottles of tequila. if you've lost any of these items to thieves ... the san francisco police may have some good news for you. >> the officers did a great job recovering in a with like to get it back to the rightful owners. >>pam: developing tonight at eight.. the city of oakland's deal. to stave off a federal takeover of its beleagured police department has brought years of legal battles to a sudden end. kron-4's philippe djegal is live in oakland tonight.. .. with details.. and what this means for the department.. going forward. >> pam, the community town hall meeting tonight at the elementary school in oakland was supposed to be about what the police department is doing to tackle crime. also the economic state of the city. and the jobs it was all discussed but over shattered by even bigger news. in a stunning statement, police our jordan, and mayor jean quan saying that they will not be subject to a federal of pointed receivership. >> we have a filing a later this afternoon on a compromise that has been signed by the
't be the first time. both teams played their home games at san francisco key stadium in 1960. the teams discussed sharing a stadium because it makes financial sense. one team only uses it 8 times a year 2 team increase attendance and pay all the bills faster. in oakland, abc 7 news. >> stay here with us. a little later in the newscast katie will show you some of the rai raiders dedicated decked out fans she caught up with at tonight's game. >> nfl commissioner also dressed -- addressed the situation with 49ers quarterback smith. smith said the only thing did he to lose the starting job as quarterback was to get a concussion and sit out 2 games. roger was asked if he thought that situation might discourage other players from reporting head injuries. >> they don't report on that. >> you have to have the teammate next to him if he's not right. we have spotters that are watching from upstairs that can spot when somebody has had an impact that may lead to concussion to be evaluated but you want to make sure they are all evaluated. >> roger says the competition committee is considering
this morning after he was found bound and gagged in a san francisco street. a live report is coming up. we're following a story of san leandro where firefighters battle a big rig fire this morning. >> taking a live look from our mount tam cam a beautiful star to the morning. at a wednesday. let us get more on your weather forecast with erica. >> we are seeing clear conditions around the bay off. temperatures for the most part in the 40's and 30's. in to the afternoon expected clear conditions to continue mainly sunny skies with the mid to upper 60s. another pleasant day on tap. clear conditions will stick around as we head into tonight. as we step out the door 39 santa rosa. 50 degrees in haywood. i will show you were the numbers are expected to go in to the afternoon coming up in my next report robyn. >> thank you erica here at the bay bridge a hot spot. because of three earlier stalls. it has backed up your ride into san francisco. the drive time has doubled within the last hour. the traffic is backed up to the 80 over crossing. the back of stretches into the oakland maze. we have a stal
and wind conditions. temperatures right now 45 for downtown san francisco napa 33 for san arouse the vallejo is 34 and up towards the north we're talking temperatures run around freezing are close to it. oakland is that 44 san mateo is a 46, 39 for pleasanton, 34 in concord. tomorrow for what all those will be in the 30's and some of us will be in the '20s to morning. satellite and radar show us we have basically clear conditions overnight. we will stay dry for the most part. we have a slight chance for a shower keeping in mind for the most part we will be dry for today. you can see and parts of oregon they're getting snow. seattle is also reporting a dusting of snow this morning. >> winter weather advisory until noon today. get ready for the cold with the frost advisory. the surge to more morning until 8:00. you concede a frost advisory and the shoreline communities and also the interior eastern make communities. what this basically means is that it will be really cold. we're talking low 20's and 30's the mob. if you have plans, bring them and otherwise complete damage. future c
and tourists. in san francisco two mile stretch of the great highway was blocked, southbound lanes closed due to flooding northbound lanes shutdown when a police officer noticed a traffic light had become loose in the heavy winds. crews were on the scene about an hour later. >>> weather bringing lots of snow to the sierra. here's a view from highway 80 at donner lake yesterday two tow trucks were the only vehicles on the road. this morning chains are mandatory on almost all mountain highways. skiers and resorts are happy several feet of fresh snow has fallen this is heavenly mountain. this will be one of the snowiest christmases for the tahoe area in years. >> we have full resources on how to stay safe in any natural disaster on abc7news.com look under see it on tv. >> abc7 news have been sending their storm photos this shows flooding along salem avenue in cupertino. viewers caught storm damage in other parts of the bay area, this petaluma river. vic lee sent this photo of a fallen tree that crushed a car on crescent avenue in san mateo. we would like to share your pictures send them to urepo
at this hour. it is in the 30s in the north bay and 36 santa rosa and 48 in san francisco and 44 in mountain view. come back in 10 minutes and i will update the numbers and look ahead to our new year's eve forecast. >> leigh, thank you. >>> the nation is now just 24 hours away from going over the fiscal cliff. the one-two punch of tax increases and budget cuts set to go into affect on january 1st. negotiations will continue through the night, and a top man at the nation's capital has been called in to help. our abc news reporter has the latest from washington. >> the clock is ticking. negotiations are on going. at this point democrats and republicans remain at odds. >> regardless of partisan differences, our top priority has to be to make sure that taxes on middle class families do thought go up that would hurt our economy badly. we can get that done. >> president obama called for immediate action, but there was that vote in the senate tonight. >> we are going to come in at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, and we will have further announcements perhaps at 11:00 in the morning. i certainly hope s
plans they have in place. amy is live in san francisco. >> reporter: if you know a teacher, then you probably are aware they spent a weekend in reflection. one teacher said this is like the 9/11 for teachers. many teachers say they spent the last couple of days thinking about what they were going to say to their students and how they were going to ease to their fears and about faith at school. that is why the united educators sent out an e-mail this weekend with a guide to help steer the conversation. this is heavy burden for teachers. >> there should be a safe place. schools should be the safest place in a child's life. it should be a place of refuge in tiosh learning. >> california emergency management offers tips on its website, you should know your school's action plan. no your school's alert system for parents and create or review your family's action plan. if you you aren't familiar with these plans, today is a good day to start learning about them and asking about them because they expect a lot of questions from parents. >> kristen: since friday, here in the bay area, it was a
here in the bay area. today, kron4 talked to the principal at alvarado elementary in san francisco.about what's being done to keep children safe. >> we're already going to reinforce their plans that are in place to reinforce the out word doors. and people posted outside making sure the visitors are registered and that we know everybody. and for the schools, we also have, in the event of occurrences we have locked down procedures. you cannot help but react on an emotional level. this, is what we have devoted our lives to, as the education of children. we think that those children in connecticut to not have that in their future is a horrible, horrible feeling. >>catherine: this is the principal -escorting students into the school this morning. we'll have more local reaction - tonight on kron4 news at six. as funerals and memorials take place for the victims. there's now a re-energized push for tighter gun control. kron 4's justine waldman is here with more. >> many lawmakers are calling for the renewal of the federal assault weapons ban, which expired in 2004 at the end of its 10-yea
,,,,kx1ñ;x;x;x i. >> good evening. >> that breaking news happening tonight in san francisco. >> 4 in people injured in hit-and-run accident in the twin peak area. at least one person in bad shape from what we understand. we are live at the scene with the very latest. sergio? >>reporter: there are actually 2 scenes that we are looking into here. the first is just beyond the police cars over in that direction. that's where 4 people were walking earlier this evening. 3 of them were hit by a passing car. let's go ahead and look at some video of this scene so we can kind of explain this. now 3 people went over the edge. those victims were knot knocked off the edge by that, on the roadway. rescue crew had to recover them from the edge. one person suffered life threatening injuries. an adult woman. now the fourth person apparently was not injured. may have actually called police. was also searching for potentially. knot now all 3 were transported to a local hospital. now just yards away places discovered a suspect vehicle. the car had some major damage on the passenger si
that has created a higher surge. this is what it has done in our parking lot here in san francisco, places that you thought may be safe underground a little wet weather here this is minimal compared to what other people are seeing this morning. tomorrow we'll have the second largest one. >> you don't think you are going to be driving through floods in your own garage. >>> those king tides are causing minor flooding in other places besides our garages. scientists tell us they are the result of a unique alignment of the sun, moon and earth. terry mcsweeney joins us from the saint francis yacht club. could this be a glimpse of the future? >> reporter: that's what some are saying. marina boulevard there and right here steps that are no longer available to be stepped only available for wading now because of that high tide that you were talking about. video of what the king tides are doing around san francisco right now, yesterday, today and tomorrow. this is stuff from along marina boulevard at some point you are going to see a walkway submerged, water up where not expected to be. you are going
to san francisco research to clear up. give yourself extra time. >> hayward firefighters investigate an apartment fire that happened here dickson street and the bay of this the avenue this morning. that is where we find jackie sissel to tell us about what happened with the fire. >> everyone got out ok and that is a good news. the damage is done to these two- story apartment. right here you can see the bottom floor and as i cannot even see the top floor. both are from the same unit and they were lucky to get out. here is a video shot by the hayward fire department your ride on the scene around 4:00 a.m.. that is one that got the call of the fire at the 29,000 block of dickson street. a multi unit apartment complex. they did indeed find a fully engulfed unit and upstairs and downstairs. at that point they were told to people at self evacuate it. a mother and son had gotten out of the apartment but unharmed. they were ablenock on the flames relatively quickly. it only went to a single alarm. they do say that some smoke and water damage occurred at a nearby apartment. that had four peopl
ness ave looking at san francisco. >> watching weather and traffic on this new year's eve will be checking in with erica in just a few minutes but before we get to erica let us talk about the fiscal cliff we are in the final hours from keeping lawmakers from going over that so- called fiscal cliff. >> economist there that the combination of automatic spending cuts and tax increases could trigger a new recession. >> and spencer explains how negotiations today must now overcome a " major setback. >> there will be part of it that i find disgusting rest principle which i may have to swallow in the name of compromise. be a rare session on capitol hill. >> the senate will come to order. >> as lawmakers try to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. >> both sides agreed to push forward. >> i want everyone to know i am willing to go the distance. but i need a dance partner. >> vice-president joe biden departure for mcconnell. >> if is not resolved by midnight tonight tax increases will be for all americans. >> one mom said to me in michigan that is four months' worth of groceries. >> th
will be right back. óó >> let's take a quick look outside. here is a shot from san francisco from van ness ave. let's check in with janu for your first forecast. >> the system that was bringing us more stirred yesterday has been pushed out of the area. we are still dealing with lingering sprinkler and through the south bay as well as parts of the peninsula. taking a look outside at the toll plaza you concede that it is pretty much cloudy with no rain. it is dry out pretty nicely. the temperatures are sitting right now in the 40's. >> tracking the temperatures for your future cast 4 by 7:00 a.m. it is mostly 40's. by 10:00 a.m. we may see 50s indicated by light blue color of your screen. the afternoon will be 50s widespread. for those of you heading out this evening the temperatures will drop back down to the 40's. it will be a chilly evening. the overnight low and tomorrow morning it will be a lot of 30's. >> 29 degrees will be for santa rosa and 38 degrees for richmond. 29 degrees for livermore. there are a lot of below freezing temperatures for tomorrow morning. it will be 54 drop the south
alto 29 forest hill area of san francisco without frost, 35. >>> the north bay saw some of the coldest temperatures this morning. check out what they had to deal with along the coast, frost that cold across the bay area. terry mcsweeney is live with what folks are dealing with in the south bay. >> reporter: i'm here at christmas in the park in front of the fairmont hotel in san jose. for weeks they've had this display up talking about jack frost nipping at your nose, you got santa's helpers cranking out the candy canes. today we got a taste of that chill in san jose near the border with saratoga, the cold weather left a calling card, a leaky pipe in this water heater. >> colder water coming into the house, ground water supply is colder when the older water heaters expire or start to leak. >> reporter: don't know what frosty the snowman is up to this morning frosty the parked car was everywhere you looked. frosty the lawn covering was out and frosty the bush topping was in full display at peet's coffee in san jose, met a person who told us with about his run in with jack frost. >> i rea
. this is a live look outside as san francisco. >> we have isolated thunderstorms, showers and possibly hale are likely in the bay area this morning. let's check in with janu on current conditions. >> storm tracker 4 is completely lit up. we did have purpouring rain earlier. san rafael is game rain as well as novato. moderate downpours for half moon bay. as we pushed into the south bay we are getting heavy rain in the morgan hill area. east bay shore is sitting under wet weather. san ramon, danville and other areas are getting moderate downpours. moderate to heavy rain for the morning as well as lightning and the laundering. and afternoon will see the rain taper off. we will still seek breezy conditions for the evening. we do have another storm system that is headed our way. >> as you might imagine the holiday travel is off. nearly 100 flights were either canceled or delayed. we want to get you updated. will turn to mike pelton who is reporting live from s f o. >> the rain is really coming down here at the airport. it is once again causing delays. there is one hour and delays for some arrivi
pretty good line, through san francisco, and now we're looking at moderate rain in berkeley, hercules, novato, moderate rain, and sonoma, national -- napa, american canyon, and you can see the line to the east, novato, that will move in. and rain towards san pablo and richmond, and in the last 20 minutes, heavy rain near santa cruz, shifting towards the east. morgan hill, and the gilroy area, and some of these heavy downpours, reports of lightning strikes, a little thunder there, so some of this activity really on the go button now, but the main event is really going to be tomorrow morning. we'll look at the timing coming up. >> ama: the weather has been causing problems across the bay today. one of the biggest was at the corner of 17th in potrero. here's john alston with maine information. >> people have been stopping to take pictures. this has been sitting like this since this afternoon when a strong rainstorm blew through. nobody was hurt. this could have been much worst when the canopy crumbled at the 76 station. a san francisco public works crew removed branches from a
reporting from the farmers market in san francisco. to >> you can see that there in full set up mode. this farmers' market opens up any minute now. they have italian food, vegetables, and chocolates. for the first time in several weeks they're opening up under clear skies. over the past several is we have been pounded by wind and rain. this is not the case this morning and the sun is coming up. many people that i spoke with this morning tell me that they're very excited to spend it we game without all this rain. >> you really cannot do anything, but go wild for a split second and then go back in. >> how great for you? >> i will enjoy it. i love the sun. >> it is very hard to find anyone would disagree. some of the vendors here are wrapping up their preparations. this opens until 2:00 p.m.. they do this every saturday. if you see anything or your screen as appetizing. you just need ask. >> on the other news this morning on sealed documents show a picture of a of a middle school student who is accused of having a sexual relationship with one of his former students. as search warrant un
in san francisco the suspect taken to the hospital will have details coming up in live for. >> fresh and easy market could be closing here in the bay area across the nation. we will tell you what the grocer store chain before it closed its doors. >> and we will take a look at weather and traffic at 7:00 a.m. on a thursday morning how was it going? barr >> we are dealing with some areas of low clouds and dense fog. as we head into the afternoon we are expecting partly sunny conditions dry and mild. into the evening partly cloudy and cool. will have the full forecast coming up in just a bit. for now lead over to erica pretty. >>thank you janu. light conditions for most of the east bay with the exception of interstate 580 westbound. no problems along the peninsula and your ride is just 25 minutes coming out of novato into sentences go. thank you erica. new this morning this developing story in san francisco police chase in with a suspect in jail. thousands of gallons of water spilling out into the street after a fire hydrant was taking out. kron fours will tran is on the senate to expla
rain pushing its way into san francisco not impacting the richmond district as a resume in the street view is currently raining heavy for portions of gary boulevard, fulton street. >> light rain for sunset boulevard and for those of you coming down market. >> again it depends on where you are located. your day planner does show the most part iran will start to taper off as we head into tonight. --the arraignmerain wil start to take off. >> wind advisory in effect for 10:00 a.m.. >> the showers or only pick up in intensity as we head into the afternoon. the yellow on your screen for the delta of the livermore valley, impacting the southern peninsula, and the south bay. heavy rain will certainly be a factor. this system we're talking maybe a 10th of an inch upward to an inch for some of our north bay spots. >> futurecast 4 shows the rain starts taper off as we head into tonight. do not get too comfortable. storm of to will arrive sometime overnight approaching from the north bay first. as you wake up 8:00 a.m. saturday morning everyone will be dealing with heavy rain. at thunderstorm po
this morning is the cold. it is a chilly morning. >> we begin with our live look from san francisco. it would even start to make out the outlines of the buildings. it is cold as daria said. temperatures will stay cold for most of the day. there is a possibility for some spring goes out by the coast. that is where it will stay, we are not looking for too much for today. this weekend, is a different story. we will see widespread showers on saturday into sunday and beyond that the weather was a hit and miss with the showers for the rest of next week. we are definitely in a winter weather pattern with the rain and cold temperatures. full details coming up in just a moment. >> traffic building up the bay bridge toll plaza. the drive time is 16 minutes from the oakland a's and to downtown san francisco. no major problems it is just the 7:00 hour. yet a full weight at a toll plaza and it is crowded at the end,. the east bay if you're planning on using the the nimitz is getting slow for the southbound ride around to 38. it will be a crowd approaching 92 and want to get past 92 through hayward it is s
build and clean shaven, wearing a black or beanie. nip with information should call the san francisco police. >>> two people drowned yesterday at the marin headlands while fishing. the victim, juan escamillo and his father. we spoke with their family today. reporter: we are here at the coast guard station, where father and sob were brought after being lift out of the cold surf tomorrow night, and tonight family and friends are trying to come to terms with the second tragedy to hit the family just this month. >> going through a very difficult time, you know. everybody sad. >> the family has gathered to grieve and say a rosary for 37-year-old juan escamillo and his son, juan-car loss. the father and son were avid fishermen who decided to fish friday. they were fishing in an area called lower fishermans, an area noun for unpredictable and heavy surf. his cousin joined them friday afternoon for the first and last time. [speaking in foreign language] glierks spannic he told us house juan carlos was swept a. by a huge wave around 4:30. he described how the boy's father screamed out, my boy,
you george knew this morning to people are in hospital after to alarm fire in san francisco. >> the fire breaking out about 1:00 this morning. let us turn to jackie sissell live on the scene. >> pg&e crews are live try to fix a gas line that was structured during the fire. >> you can see them duo ing the password. >> it looks to be destroyed from the fire. the fire broke out around 1:00 this morning and went to two alarms. according to one pg&e person he says the gas line had ruptured. they are waiting for pg&e to turn off the gas. once it was turned off they contain the fire to the one unit. this is good news. we are being told that at least two people were sent to a local hospital as what is being described as non life- threatening injuries. this is good news. they are also calling fire suspicious in nature. we anticipate seeing the fire investigators back out here relatively soon. a lot of activity going on here. as soon as we did new information we will tell you more. >> thank you jackie we will check with you throughout the morning. >> a man is been injured in a shootin
to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >> a federal judge is ready to reduce a $1 billion jury verdict that apple previously won over samsung back in august. the judge told lawyers for both apple can samsung that jurors in the previous case appeared to miscalculate the damages and now had to trim though war. no word on how much of the award and apple would be cut. samsung is seeking a new trial while apple is arguing for a increase in the damages award. >> bmw is recalling almost 250,000x-five suv's worldwide. the recall is for and x-five models with diesel engines from years 2009 to 2012. the u.s. national highway safety administration says a bolt holding a built pullye can be come loose and break. the driver to lose control of the vehicle and the pow
will be keeping an eye on any flight delays or cancellations. >> it is pretty clear over san francisco. it is cold like it was yesterday. all you need for proof is this live shot from mike pelton. the effects of this morning's temperatures are apparent. >> over the past hour it is warm now at 37 degrees here in pleasanton. you concede some of these cars in this parking lot on first street are frozen with a thick layer of frost. these cars were left overnight. this has not left anyone from going through their typical morning routine. if people have been out running and walking their dogs. >> this is not to bed. it is not even 32 degrees. >> i do not feel that bed. >> does the phyllite winter to you now? >> yes. >> cars have came and stopped here. they look like they were on fire because there exhaustless is building. grab a jacket, a scarf, and gloves. >> winter has not even officially started. it feels like it already. >> with the official start we will get some precipitation. >> check out fairfield. there at 26 degrees. yesterday we had the frost and freeze advisory. it is a chilly start for our
there no delays coming out of the altamonte pass. >> san francisco's many service hitting a major milestone today and it means you can get a free ride. >> to get more news faster let's turn to our kron 4 solo reporter mike pelton. he is live at the intersection of church and deboce. >> many as 100 years old today. there get to you is a free ride on all the platform. many began a century ago on december 28th 1912 when it became the first public railway land based transit agency. many sis about $200 million to hundred million customers each day. >> services 7 the same throughout the year. there are a little more modern now. we have always had problems with lateness. the objectjective now to keep moving. >> if you do not have the opportunity to take advantage sedate will also give out free ride on new year's eve. >> i remember what it cost a nickel to ride. >> george was on it. >> residents in antioch have banded together to raise money to r par: by arsonists. >> this is what the antioch city park toddler look like after arsonists set fire to it back in september. >> of the past three months, the gr
change as whether rosa in here in san francisco and across the country. we will continue to monitor the other delays. >> a san francisco woman will be arraigned today on charges of the hit killer manslaughter that killed one pedestrian and ended at two others in the twin peaks area. the 56 year-old, y yuee yao, died after a crash hit hard at the twin peaks a lookout point. police said the driver was intoxicated. the victim's son told us that he does not want a another family to suffer through the sadness that he feels. he stated that all of this is because someone decided to drink too much and get behind the wheel. >> the driver of the car 23 year-old gina eunice who you see here on the screen faces several felony charges including the hit killer manslaughter while intoxicated. here is a live look at lake tahoe. looked at all the fresh snow that they have. if you are able to get there and the driver will not be easy you will enjoy it. >> we will be right back. welcome back it is seven 07 a.m.. we will not do a check with the markets. the dow is up by 23 points as we continue to see
continued to their around the bay. with when advisers on some bay area bridge periods >> in san francisco, the wet weather cost major challenges for some residents. one woman woke up to find her mercedes, crushed by a tree that toppled over it during the storm. i am definitely preparing for having to purchase a new car. i do not want a new car so this is kind of shocking. >> several other trees fell down around the city but there were no other major lenders. >> the weather is keeping the great highway in san francisco closed this morning from slow to lincoln. the highway was barricaded last night, motorists had to find another way around it. the department of public works collaborates with police to decide when to close the great highway. public works officials say the polls, and not the win, played a bigger role in the closure. >> and remember, whether you are biking, walking or driving. crossing the baird case is against law and could result in a fine. >> in other news and new this morning. san jose police suspect a fatal shooting may be gang- related. it happened at 1130 last night in
. trees collapsed, cars a quick look outside at the san francisco sky-line. it may *not look too weather is *not over. >>jacqueline: ofwe just saw the rainfall has been lifted off a little bit and some light showers are run the bay area. there are two different systems, one on saturday, one on sunday, and we will take a look with complete coverage, coming up. live team coverage. dan kerman is in the north bay. charles clifford is in the east bay. and alecia reid is in san francisco. but first. weather center with jaquelyn our storm team coverage bay... where a man is dead. he was pulled from a rain- swollen creek in santa cruz county. kron four's rob fladeboe has the story now... from capitola. the coroner and santa cruz county search and rescue team pulled the body of an uniddentified male from soquel creek along bay avenue shortly before 11 a.m. >> at this point it does not look like there is anything suspicious. simply that it is a person that that is a submerged in water, deceased. >> friday. police at the time could not say if the man drowned or whether his death is storm-rela
inches, san francisco, 3.78 and san jose about 2.5 inches, we have a break in the rain for us tonight and tomorrow. i track another system, a weak one but that does show up in our five-day forecast more on that in a few minutes. >> all right, more rain. >>> a system is-wide power failure halted the service leaving scores of passengers stranded. all train service was stopped at 9:18 a.m. now, b.a.r.t police officers say the storm may of played a role in knocking out the power. and b.a.r.t's back up generator did not work. some passengers on the way to the raiders game were losing patience quickly. >> they need me out there. i need to get out there b.a.r.t needs to get on their business. they need to be ready for this kind of business here. >> power was restored an hour later but this was another outage just after 2:00 this afternoon and that lasted for about 20 minutes. b.a.r.t riders were the only ones to experience travel headaches due to the storm today. 41 flights were canceled today because of the bad weather conditions. this were delays of 90 minutes throughout the day. oakland a
here. we are save is from san francisco crossing the bay area. we are see light rain for the bridges. you should drive with extra caution. we are seeing light rain for the east shore freeway. the northern end of it we are same this up to hercules. the bulk of the wet weather has pushed his way south and in fact we are seeing a darker green on the screen that indicates heavy rain or around highway 17. >> we do have a lot cloud cover associated with this. the temperatures are not too bad it is a mild start. 53 in concord, we would not see much change in the numbers as we head into the afternoon. i will break down the numbers coming up in the next report. >> seminal 7:00 a.m.. we will be right back in a moment. sleep train thanks all those who helped make a difference last year for thousands of california foster kids. thank you for helping foster kids. thank you for the school supplies. thank you for the new shoes. thank you, secret santa. and thank you for donating money. your generosity proves that while not everyone can be a foster parent, anyone can help a foster child. - thank you.
many school districts are emphasizing security procedures. amy hollyfield is live at san francisco school district headquarters to continue our coverage. >> i just spoke with the superintendent. he tells me that he has asked all his principals to take another look at emergency response plan and see if they have questions or if they need any changes. parents already saw a change first thing this morning. >> and sherman elementary school in san francisco parents watched with surprise but understanding as administrators tightened security this morning. >> they locked the doors. that is the reality. unfortunately that is the world we're living in. we have to lock down the doors. >> it's the first day back and parents say the tragedy was definitely on their minds as they dropped off their kids. >> anybody that is bringing kids to school, they are well aware of all the thoughts that are going on with the families and kids, of course, and the teachers. >> the principal at sherman told us it is an extremely difficult day for schools. she didn't want to talk to camera because she wanted to
pg&e worked to secure that area. >> here's a live look on mount sue tremendous in san francisco, you can see the low clouds --> good morning i'm katie marzullo. >> i'm eric thomas. kristen sze and cheryl jennings have the day off. we begin with mike tracking the storm with live doppler 7 hd. >>> start with looking at broader picture. good morning. you can see a lot of blue, green, yellows, ons showing up moved into the heart of the bay -- bay and south bay strongest cell moving throughout the east bay valleys, all the way out towards livermore pulling away from san ramon, danville and alamo, heaviest rain towards oakley, brentwood, stockton, tracy. one morsel on alpine road westwood drive to the -- west of belmont towardsf$byñ los alt. heaviest of the rain over in the north bay. you can see a lynn developing going to be another push of -- see a line developing to be another push for the afternoon and evening. danger -- dangerous surf at the coast until 4:00 tomorrow afternoon waves up to 19 feet, rip currents and beach erosion up and down the coast: over the next 24 to 36 hours. >>>
. live in downtown san francisco, i am tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we -- ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we just got new video from the past 30 minutes as you can see, it is busy but not jam packed and a lot of people are taking care of their last minute shopping. bay area nurses are spending this christmas eve walking the picket lines. [ music ] >> close to 5,000 nurses at 9 bay area sutter hospitals are holding a one day strike. they are striking over staffing levels, health benefits and sick days. negotiations broke off with the hospital in july. >> we are working on the old contract as it's right now, but we feel that they should at least come back and negotiate with us. >> the hospitals say they have rehired replacement nurses to strike. >>> four firefighters responded to a house fire this christmas eve morning. two were shot and killed and two others were wounded. it appears it was a trap. the gunman fired at the firefighters when they arrived at the burning house in webster which near rochester. it kept firefighters were battling the fire and the gunman was later found
. abc news. >> flooding and downed trees were some of the biggest issues in san francisco today. abc7 news reporter lilian kim is live with those details. lilian. >> this is what is left of a century old tree. most has been cut to pieces and hauled away. it is one of a dozen trees that couldn't withstand the wind and rain. city crews work into the night cutting tree that toppled as a this tree started making cracking noises at 5:00 a.m. in front of rob porter's home. >> and then there was a large -- probably five minutes after the crack lig, a huge thud. >> in all the department of public works cleaned up the trees. it is real busy. >> this latest storm spared no neighborhood. it was snapped near moraga street. there was sig president cay -- significant street flooding. two large branches landed on one of the thoroughfares. and in city heights, a tree uprooted taking part of the street with it. a prius on the street was also damaged. >> you can replace a car, and some of the streets have been here 80 years. >> despite the loss of some trees, the city says as little property damage and
quintana is in napa, john alston is live at a power outage in san francisco. we begin with meteorologist leigh glaser. >> leigh: right now we're in a lull across the bay area. live doppler 7hd picked up heavier cells as the warm sector moves through. but what we're keying spot -- seeing spotty rain, san ramon, towards the livermore valley area, and just to the east of morgan hill, little not -- spotty pain, -- spotty rain but where the rain is coming down, very heavy rainfall amounts in the north coast, pushing into crescent city. this where is the leading edge of the cold front is. it has to swing south and we are doing for heavy around and wind tomorrow morning. this is the timing. 11:00 this evening, and tonight and early tomorrow morning, stormy conditions, 2:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m., that's when we'll look for very heavy rainfall, very strong winds to move into the north bay. 6:00 a.m. red indicating very heavy rain, from napa down towards san rafael. and you'll notice as we head to the 9:00 hour, into the 11:00 hour, this cold front moves towards the south, the rain
how traffic in san francisco.. part of the great highway in san francisco ... had to be shut down because of heavy flooding. kron-4's philippe djegal shows us... how traffic was affected ... and, he reports these closures happen more often than you might think. >> the rain started falling early friday morning here in the east bay. this is video from along highway 24 near the caldecott tunnell just after sunrise. slick conditions continued throughout the morning. it was also pouring rain further east along highway 4 in oakley, the california highway patrol says that at least two cars were involved young boy was flown to to john muir medical center. from sloat to lincoln the barricades turned cars around, asking drivers instead. >> we can still take any chances with overflow and make sure that it is cleaned out but we're just waiting for the water to subside. and allow traffic to get back in again. the department of public works collaborates with the taraval police substation on deciding when closing the great highway is appropriate. and, remember, whether crossing throug
commute of albany. it is crawling up the incline as you work your way into san francisco. >> drive carefully give yourself extra time. traffic is jammed up. let us see how the weather is shaping up. hi erica. >> good morning robyn. a lot of people will have their heat on in the car because it is cold. from we have cloud cover above as we take it outside to our roof can downtowns in francisco. san francisco is not bad at least the start of it. 36 and concord. upper 30s in san carlos. mid '30's in livermore. in to the afternoon futurecast 4 critics by 2:00 p.m. everyone in the '50s. los mid-50s temperatures will cool down into the '40's as we head into 7:00 p.m. tonight. >> i do want to take a look at your afternoon highs neighbor of by neighborhood. >> the arctic cold air from the gulf of alaska is sticking around the bay. a cold front pushing its way through yesterday's. the temperature is 53 for fremont. 55 milpitas. 56 in san jose. over to the east bay. 53 for concord. 54 in danville. mainly sunny skies and the north bay it novato at 54. >> oakland one of the warmest spots at 57.
. a vote in san francisco or the board of supervisors is expected to make a final decision on a citywide ban on new duties. the meetings today there expecting many people who be disrobing once again as we saw last supervisors' meeting. several people took off their clothes at a board meeting but the board approved 65 and approval of this netted be banned in san francisco. if is finalized today it will take effect on february february 1st. five will start at $100 and go up with each additional offense. the ban will not be in force for major events like bay to breakers for the pride parade. >> backers of labor leader f x crawly who lost by 132 votes in his bid for district 7 supervisor will not move forward with a recount. it is too expensive. it will cost about $80,000 to manually rig count the more than 35,000 ballots that were cast in this election. norman yee is the official supervisor of district 7. it stretches from mount sutro to the seven cisco's to. >> a woman in a wheelchair is recovering this morning after being run over by muni try and last night. she is hit by the f market tre
us live at the san francisco location. mike, this event was scheduled even before yesterday's shooting. >> this takes place at st. benedict's church. you have to be a san francisco or oakland resident to take part in the program. you have to choose your residence they are bringing your driver's license or a utility bill. they will pay you for up to three guns and you can leave up to $600. you have to bring the gun unloaded. they will not collect any ammunition. once they collect all of these guns the police the parma will take the guns and ultimately destroy them. the oakland police department tells us that will melt down the guns and use the metal to creek park benches. >> can you find out if they have been able to show that this has made a difference? >> absolutely, this is the first buyback at this boys club. they stated they dealt directly with use because they do not want them to be getting their hands on guns. stay with kron4 dot com as we continue to a give you more coverage. >> we will take a quick look outside checking our own weather. it is looking a little gray ou
umbrellas on sale. >> uh-oh. >> dark includes coming at us from emeryville over san francisco as we look west and they are dark enough to drop light to moderate rain even small hail. i'll tell you when another round is coming. >>> plus, russian lawmakers vote to prevent russian children from being adopted by american parents. the decision facing president vladimir putin that could affect hundreds of families. >>> the "los angeles times" has published thousands of files if the boy souths of america detailed allegations of sexual abuse by employees and volunteers including alleged incidents that happened between 1985 and 1991, the scouts kept many files private, until now. the alleged abusers include doctors, teachers and priests. in 2010 the organization mandated that any suspected abuse be reported to police. we have a link to the database on abc7news.com. look under see it on tv >> russia's parliament has approved a measure to ban americans from adopting russian children. now president vladimir putin is debating whether to sign it. the bill is in response to a new u.s. law calling for s
ness avenue in san francisco. you should enjoy today because there is wet weather still on their way. >> we are watching wall street. it u.s. builders boosted construction spending in october of the most of five months, led by housing. strong all sales from ford and chrysler. u.s. manufacturing shrinks to its lowest level since july of 2009, first month after a recession. this is shaving off the gains that we had. >> delta airlines is in talks to buy a 49% stake in virgin atlantic airways. those shares are currently owned by singapore airlines. the mold is in an effort by delta to boost its international operations. particularly between new york and london. a number of mergers in recent years has reshaped the airline industry and analysts say that high oil prices may even lead to more takeovers in the years to come. >> 20 years ago today a man named neil papworth said the first ever text message. he used a computer terminal to send a message merry christmas to a colleague cell phone. taxing is now the single most widely used application in the world. a 1% a mobile phone users send te
of the year will hit san francisco bay and nearby beaches this week. in a condition called "king tide." >> we're still a few hours away and it is set to be a 9:45 a.m.. this is a three day deal that will go on today, fridathursday, and frida. we are san about a foot difference as i walk over here they do have some warning signs set up to let people know. there is not a lot of issues that are going on right now because the rain has stopped, but periodically you receive the waves. as the day progresses the waves will get more dramatic. >> we're also watching the water levels, in marin at 1 01 north bound it was closed due to the high water levels. we are expecting higher tides. >> police have arrested five people in connection with the death of a man who was one of the two people found bound and gagged on a san francisco street. police are not releasing details about the relationship between the suspects in the victims-- only that there were some kind of extensive relationship going on. they say, there are still many unanswered questions. the woman who has not been named, is still in serious co
announcer ] that has a nice ring to it. [ male announcer ] only from at&t. san francisco's public schools are on high security alert after today's massacre at a connecticut elementary. kron 4's alecia reid tells us what the city's school district is doing to help keep its students safe. but o >> classes went on as scheduled at city schools today, but the san francisco school district was on high alert. no chances were being taken after the massacre in newtown connecticut, that left more than 2 dozen people dead --- most of them children. it's epidemic you know, with these mass murders, and we have to assure our children that's exactly what the city is doingthe district is allowing parents to speak to their children about the tragedy first, but assured them that counselors are ready to help. children, especially younger children are going to need some extra support, so be comforting make sure to talk to him about it because we talk to him about everything else. the amoun >> the san francisco school superintendent says schools are doing everything possible to keep children safe. after today
by 1993 mass shooting at san francisco law form. congresswoman spear vows companion legislation in the house. >> we have to did something. about the gun violence in this country. >> she was shot and wound entered jones town alongside congressman killed. fight for gun control wasn't easy back then and won't be today. >> i remember standing on assembly floor taking up the measure when one of my colleagues asked me have you ever actually shot an assault weapon and i turned to him and said let me ask you a question. have you ever been shot by an assault weapon? and i have. >>reporter: this is abc 7 new news. >>> of course we will continue to cover the school shooting. tragedy if newtown as it unfol unfolds. "nightline"uncover new with this newscast. >> also express your sympathy by posting this ban to facebook wul. >> let's turn our attention to the weather certainly was quite wet earlier today. >> that's right. cooler too. sandy is tracking index round of rain and frosty conditions. >> show you live doppler 7 had. d the rain earlier today it's long gun. as we look at our raid
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